Economic Calendar and indicators of South Africa

Overview

Indicator Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q -51.0% 2 Q 2020 -1.8% Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 30.8% 3 Q 2020 23.3% Quarterly
CPI y/y 3.3% Oct 2020 3.0% Monthly
SARB Interest Rate Decision 3.50% 3.50%
Trade Balance R33.515 B Sep 2020 R38.700 B Monthly

Economic Calendar

Time,
Currency
Event
Actual
Forecast
Previous
2020.11.25 08:00, ZAR, CPI m/m, Actual: 0.3%, Forecast: 0.1%, Previous: 0.2%
2020.11.25 08:00, ZAR, CPI y/y, Actual: 3.3%, Forecast: 3.4%, Previous: 3.0%
2020.11.25 08:00, ZAR, Core CPI m/m, Actual: 0.2%, Forecast: 0.1%, Previous: 0.2%
2020.11.25 08:00, ZAR, Core CPI y/y, Actual: 3.4%, Forecast: 3.4%, Previous: 3.3%
2020.11.25 09:00, ZAR, RMB/BER Business Confidence Index, Actual: 40, Previous: 24
2020.11.26 09:30, ZAR, PPI m/m, Forecast: 0.0%, Previous: 0.3%
2020.11.26 09:30, ZAR, PPI y/y, Forecast: 3.3%, Previous: 2.5%
2020.11.30 06:00, ZAR, SARB Private Sector Credit y/y, Forecast: 3.64%, Previous: 3.12%
2020.11.30 06:00, ZAR, SARB M3 Money Supply y/y, Forecast: 9.50%, Previous: 9.48%
2020.11.30 12:00, ZAR, Trade Balance, Forecast: R33.794 B, Previous: R33.515 B
2020.11.30 20:30, ZAR, CFTC ZAR Non-Commercial Net Positions, Previous: 7.7 K
2020.12.01 09:00, ZAR, Absa Manufacturing PMI, Forecast: 59.9, Previous: 60.9
2020.12.01 11:00, ZAR, Total New Vehicle Sales, Previous: 38.752 K
2020.12.01 11:00, ZAR, Total New Vehicle Sales m/m, Previous: 4.1%
2020.12.01 11:00, ZAR, Total New Vehicle Sales y/y, Forecast: -44.0%, Previous: -25.4%
2020.12.03 07:15, ZAR, Markit PMI, Forecast: 50.2, Previous: 51.0

Economic indicators

Market Last Reference Previous Frequency
CFTC ZAR Non-Commercial Net Positions 7.7 K 17 Nov 2020 6.9 K Weekly
GDP Last Reference Previous Frequency
GDP q/q -51.0% 2 Q 2020 -1.8% Quarterly
GDP y/y -17.1% 2 Q 2020 0.1% Quarterly
Labor Last Reference Previous Frequency
Unemployment 6.533 M 3 Q 2020 4.295 M Quarterly
Unemployment Rate 30.8% 3 Q 2020 23.3% Quarterly
Prices Last Reference Previous Frequency
Core CPI m/m 0.2% Oct 2020 0.2% Monthly
Core CPI y/y 3.4% Oct 2020 3.3% Monthly
CPI m/m 0.3% Oct 2020 0.2% Monthly
CPI y/y 3.3% Oct 2020 3.0% Monthly
PPI m/m 0.3% Sep 2020 0.7% Monthly
PPI y/y 2.5% Sep 2020 2.4% Monthly
Money Last Reference Previous Frequency
Gross International Reserves $53.658 B Oct 2020 $54.420 B Monthly
Net International Reserves $51.364 B Oct 2020 $50.665 B Monthly
SARB Interest Rate Decision 3.50% 3.50%
SARB M3 Money Supply y/y 9.48% Sep 2020 10.87% Monthly
SARB Prime Rate 7.00% 7.00%
SARB Private Sector Credit y/y 3.12% Sep 2020 3.87% Monthly
Trade Last Reference Previous Frequency
Current Account R-103.587 B 2 Q 2020 R63.440 B Quarterly
Current Account - GDP Ratio -2.4% 2 Q 2020 1.2% Quarterly
Trade Balance R33.515 B Sep 2020 R38.700 B Monthly
Government Last Reference Previous Frequency
Consolidated Budget Balance R-761.1 B R-330.6 B
Consolidated Budget Balance - GDP Ratio -15.7% -6.4%
Business Last Reference Previous Frequency
Absa Manufacturing PMI 60.9 Oct 2020 58.5 Monthly
Building Permits m/m 1.0% Sep 2020 18.0% Monthly
Building Permits y/y 1.0% Sep 2020 18.0% Monthly
Gold Production y/y -0.7% Sep 2020 -14.1% Monthly
Manufacturing Production m/m 3.2% Sep 2020 3.3% Monthly
Manufacturing Production y/y -2.6% Sep 2020 -11.1% Monthly
Markit PMI 51.0 Oct 2020 49.4 Monthly
Mining Production m/m -0.3% Sep 2020 6.1% Monthly
Mining Production y/y -2.8% Sep 2020 -3.8% Monthly
RMB/BER Business Confidence Index 40 4 Q 2020 24 Quarterly
Total New Vehicle Sales 38.752 K Oct 2020 37.236 K Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales m/m 4.1% Oct 2020 12.3% Monthly
Total New Vehicle Sales y/y -25.4% Oct 2020 -23.9% Monthly
Consumer Last Reference Previous Frequency
FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index -23 3 Q 2020 -33 Quarterly
Retail Sales m/m 1.1% Sep 2020 4.0% Monthly
Retail Sales y/y -2.7% Sep 2020 -4.1% Monthly